The Oligarchy wanted Cathedrals and Castles. They (the Masons) wanted job-security and possessed the brains and skills to demand it. This, was and is, simply put a Management-Labor dispute. (altho be it set in a 17 century Oligarchy) The secret's were not much more sinister than your Grandmother's secret recipe. You remember them as "The Happy Days" much like your dinners at Grannys house, balance is a good thing. And for the remaining childish suspicion and fear I sus"jest" Sam Keen's poem. "How To Create An Enemy"..............."There is no more a sacred place than where an ancient enemy becomes a present day love". your move.